Saturday, December 7th 2019

Six Questions with Monique Limón, Candidate for 37th District Assemblymember

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer This coming June, UCSB students will have the opportunity to vote in a candidate to represent them and the 37th District in...

Thomas Fire Causes Power Outages, Air Quality Warning across Santa Barbara

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief A power outage plunged Santa Barbara and Ventura counties into darkness Monday night, less than one week before the start of fall quarter...

Lake Cachuma Sits at Below 40 Percent Capacity, Affects Santa Barbara County Communities

Julia Frazer Staff Writer Lake Cachuma, an artificial lake located in the Santa Ynez Valley of central Santa Barbara County, is sitting at approximately 38 percent....

Proposed SBMTD Changes Will Affect UCSB and SBCC Students Alike

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District is considering reducing service lines 15x, 20, and 21x. If approved, the changes would go into...

Researchers Unsure How Exactly to Decommission Holly

Lauren Marnel Shores Campus Beat Reporter To Goleta residents and University of California, Santa Barbara students, Platform Holly, a charmingly named oil rig just off the...

Santa Barbara Says #ShellNo to Arctic Drilling

Mathew Burciaga Executive Managing Editor Local residents, environmental activists, and government officials rallied at Goleta Beach this past Saturday, July 18 in protest of Shell’s proposed...

Q&A with Salud Carbajal, 24th Congressional District Candidate

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor Salud Carbajal, the Democratic candidate for California’s 24th Congressional District seat, spoke about the need for student participation in politics during...

UCSB Sees New Migration of Bird Scooters

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter On Sept. 27, residents woke up to the sight of Bird scooters nestled across numerous corners in Isla Vista, making...

Walk-In Medical Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Santa Barbara

Nkechi Ikem A local man will open a medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Santa Barbara after he was granted approval to do so by the...

Santa Barbara Homelessness Statistics Released

Common Ground releases statistics about homelessness in Santa Barbara.